Winston Churchill

1874 - 1965

A Quote by Sir Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill on ideas

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When one is in office one has no idea how damnable things can feel to the ordinary rank and file of the public.

Winston Churchill (1874 - 1965)

Source: A Churchill Reader, edited by Colin Coote

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A Quote by Sir Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill on order

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I have not become the King's First Minister in order to preside over the liquidation of the British Empire.

Winston Churchill (1874 - 1965)

Source: Speech at the Lord Mayor's Day Luncheon, London, November 10, l942

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A Quote by Sir Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill on danger

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Danger - if you meet it promptly and without flinching, you will reduce the danger by half. Never run away from anything. Never!

Winston Churchill (1874 - 1965)

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A Quote by Sir Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill on meetings and preparation

I am ready to meet my maker, but whether my maker is prepared for the great ordeal of meeting me is another matter.

Winston Churchill (1874 - 1965)

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A Quote by Sir Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill on drinking and meetings

Meeting Franklin Roosevelt was like opening your first bottle of champagne; knowing him was like drinking it.

Winston Churchill (1874 - 1965)

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A Quote by Sir Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill on babies, community, and investment

There is no finer investment for any community than putting milk into babies.

Winston Churchill (1874 - 1965)

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A Quote by Sir Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill on good and modesty

He is a modest little man who has a good deal to be modest about.

Winston Churchill (1874 - 1965)

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A Quote by Sir Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill on traditions

Don't talk to me about Naval tradition. It's nothing but rum, sodomy, and the lash.

Winston Churchill (1874 - 1965)

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A Quote by Sir Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill on good and honor

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Never give in, never give in, never, never, never, never - in nothing, great or small, large or petty - never give in except to convictions of honor and good sense. See Shakespear, King Lear, Act V, scene iii. and William Pitt, Earl of Chatham, "Never . . . Lay Down Arms"

Winston Churchill (1874 - 1965)

Source: Address at Harrow School, October 1941

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A Quote by Sir Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill on destruction, laws, and respect

If you have ten thousand regulations, you destroy all respect for the law.

Winston Churchill (1874 - 1965)

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